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Raspberry Pi-based PiPhone built by Linux developer for just $158 | V3

Raspberry Pi has been touting the use of its microcomputer unit to build a fully-functioning mobile phone named the PiPhone, pictured above.<p>The …

Silk Road Successor DarkMarket is Untouchable by Feds, Claim Creators

It has been hailed as the successor of notorious online drugs emporium Silk Road, but its creators say that it is all but invulnerable to the type of …

Wood, White and Worked All Over: 10 Modern Desks

A man’s desk is his life. It’s where he does his work, pays his bills, keeps his keepsakes, composes his words and his thoughts. It might be the most …

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Lotus has unveiled its C-01 superbike. It was designed by the man who created Tron Legacy's Light Cycle. What do you think? http://bit.ly/1btmguR

An iPhone Loyalist’s First Few Weeks With Android

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil</i><p>A year ago, I wrote a post titled “Silicon Valley Slowly Awakens To Android.” Recently, I purchased a Nexus 5 as we develop and begin the …

OPINION: Why you'll never see an Apple TV set... But also, why the next Apple TV set top box could be the biggest shake up of TV since the introduction of colour. http://www.t3.com/news/why-apples-tv-revolution-will-come-in-a-set-top-box

Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find a mate

Many robots can fly, but only a few forsake rotors for more natural, if inefficient means of propulsion. These flapping bots have interested folks at the Delft University of Technology for many years, and their latest dragonfly-like effort has achieved what they're calling a first among winged …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Music

Norman Bel Geddes, prophetic designer and unsung hero

His vision was eccentric and, in some ways, remarkably accurate.<p>Tragic as it may be, many of the world's most prodigious minds fail to see their visions of the future vindicated. Hell, Nikola Tesla laid the groundwork for X-rays, radar, and the first great electric sports car, yet died he penniless …

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Cambridge Audio Minx M5 Review | Trusted Reviews

If you have a PC, laptop or Mac with an underwhelming speaker setup, the M5 at £150 offers great value for the money. It looks great, has a …

Consumer Tech

How To Disappear When Someone's Spying On You

Whenever your cellphone is on, "They" know where you are, and I mean all the Theys — the spooks, the merchants, the drone pilots, the private detectives, probably even the Chinese. If you want your privacy, says artist/designer Adam Harvey, you can go to the back of your phone, pry out the battery …

The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

PetTread treadmill: A giant hamster wheel for cats and dogs

A pet treadmill design launches on Kickstarter with the goal of upping the exercise for roly-poly pets.<p>America has a fat problem, and it's not just the humans. Many pets are also toting some extra poundage.<p>You could, of course, take your dog for more walks, or spend more time playing …

Pets

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

Photography

Natural light 50mm portrait photography - Tips for models and photographers - Canon camera settings

Android this week: Nexus 7 cloned for $149; Google Edition HTC One; Chrome beta updated

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Small slate shoppers have a new option to choose this week: Hisense debuted a tablet that looks like a Nexus 7. The Sera 7 Pro …

Curves: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week – as a follow up to our article Composing with Curves – your challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘Curves’. Read …

Photography